Former Congress legislator Kanhaiyalal Gidwani, who was chargesheeted in the Adarsh Society scam, died today following a brief illness.

Former Congress legislator Kanhaiyalal Gidwani

Gidwani (64) was undergoing treatment at the Breach Candy Hospital and died due to a heart ailment, family sources said.

He was the chief promoter of the controversial Adarsh Society in Colaba and had also worked as spokesperson of the Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee.